Leadership Institute

ACEC WI Leadership Institute is a leadership and career development series specifically created for Wisconsin design professionals. This leadership experience is tailored to launch individuals on a development track for successful project management and principal positions. Leadership Institute is ideal for individuals with approximately 6-12 years of experience, individuals new to managing people and/or projects, or experienced individuals looking to enhance leadership and business skills.

Leadership Institute participants receive a diverse training on the leadership and business skills necessary to succeed in the design profession. Through goal-setting and an accountability structure, participants are challenged personally and professionally to set and achieve goals. The series of six sessions and networking time develops a peer cohort and lasting relationships.

The 2018-19 sessions are:

  • A/E Firm Leadership: Know Thyself Then Others – Sept. 20-21, 2018
  • Business Development and Marketing: What it Takes to Win Work – Nov. 7-8, 2018
  • Running the Business – Dec. 6-7, 2018
  • Risk Management for Future Firm Leaders – Jan. 15-16, 2019
  • Government Affairs 101 & Legislative Day – Feb. 19-20, 2019
  • Class Graduation – March 22, 2019
  • Work/Life Balance for an Effective Leader – April 3-4, 2019

The application deadline is July 12, 2018. To learn more about the program, download our Leadership Institute Class of 2019 brochure. The application is available here.

See photos of past Leadership Institute classes.